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There are 10 ways to get from Nottingham to Armadale by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Edinburgh

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Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Edinburgh National Express

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Train via Leeds  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Edinburgh

Bus via Nottingham Trent University  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Trent University to Edinburgh Bus Station Nottingham Trent University - Edinburgh Bus Station

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Armadale 277.7 miles

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Kettering
  2. Take the train from Kettering to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Kettering
  2. Take the train from Kettering to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  4. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

Nottingham to Armadale by train

The train journey time between Nottingham and Armadale is around 7h 11m and covers a distance of around 331 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 21m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 26m. Operated by East Midlands Railways, LNER, Hull Trains and others, the Nottingham to Armadale train service departs from Nottingham and arrives in Armadale (W Lothian). Typically 79 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 49m
Layover time:
2h 21m
Total time:
7h 11m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 26m
Train distance:
331 miles
Trains per week:
79
Cheapest price:
£54
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:09
Last train departs at:
21:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Nottingham to Armadale train schedules

Nottingham → Armadale
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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Armadale is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 8h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Armadale is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Armadale, Hunting Lodge via Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Armadale (W Lothian) via Grantham, Doncaster and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 18m.

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The distance between Nottingham and Armadale is 229 miles. The road distance is 277.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Armadale without a car is to train which takes 6h 18m and costs £50 - £370.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Nottingham to Armadale, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Armadale bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Nottingham Station Street.

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Nottingham to Armadale train services, operated by LNER, depart from Grantham station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Armadale is to train which takes 6h 18m and costs £50 - £370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 8h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Armadale.
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  • Distance: 229.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Nottingham, England and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

You can take a train from Nottingham to Armadale via Grantham, Doncaster, and Edinburgh in around 6h 18m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Nottingham Station Street to Edinburgh once daily. Tickets cost £10 - £14 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£180 - £650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £130
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £700
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £85
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £85
Train from Doncaster to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £160
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £250
Train from Leeds to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £240
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Super Off-Peak Single
£20 - £27
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £26
Anytime Single
£27 - £32
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£100 - £130
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £270
Train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Kettering to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
TransPennine Express Service
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Kettering
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £27
Off-Peak Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£27 - £40
Train from Kettering to Luton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £24
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Train from Nottingham to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £26
Off-Peak Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£26 - £40
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Nottingham to Armadale bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Nottingham to Armadale train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Armadale is 278 miles. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Nottingham to Armadale.

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Loganair, Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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